Dr. Larry Broadwell has been practicing rheumatology in Shreveport for the past 31 years. Born in South Carolina, he grew up in Virginia and received a Bachelors of the Arts from the University of Virginia in 1972. He attended the Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport, where he received his M.D. in 1976 and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Following medical school, he also completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Rheumatology at LSU in Shreveport. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. Dr. Broadwell has been speaking to medical professionals since entering private practice. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at LSUHSC and has lectured to the Family Medicine residents for the past 28 years. He has been awarded “Preceptor of the Year” four times by the LSUHSC Department of Family Medicine. Dr. Broadwell started the first bone density center for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in the Shreveport-Bossier area in 1985. He is a certified clinical densitometrist and has extensive experience in the management of osteoporosis. Dr. Broadwell is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and American Medical Association.
Dr. Broadwell has been married to his wife, Louise, for 33 years. They have three sons and two grandchildren. All three of his sons are in the medical field: Brian a dental specialist, Adam a critical care nurse in training to be a CRNA, and Aaron a rheumatologist who has joined him in practice here at ROS.
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Those who assist Dr. Larry Broadwell can also be reached through our Patient Portal and are as follows:
Cathy Robertson (go to page) | Nurse Practitioner
Kate Anthony (go to page) | Physician Assistant
Emily Bergeron (go to page) | Physician Assistant